Having the ability to stay calm when trouble shows up takes time, effort and training.
While some matters of self-defense have changed throughout history, other critical factors remain unchanged.
Knowing how to shoot is one thing. Knowing how to stay out of trouble is even better, which is an essential part of being a man-at-arms.
What makes a good training drill? It is one that teaches and tests essential skills of gun handling and marksmanship. Sure, running and jumping while shooting dozens of rounds is fun, but effective drills need not be difficult.
The 1911 vs Glock or 9mm vs vs .45 ACP dustups were just flashes in the pan compared to this feud.
For the last two decades shooters and self-proclaimed firearms experts have postulated that the Scout Rifle Concept, as originated by Jeff Cooper, is obsolete. But is it?
Someone once said that good gear will not make up for poor tactics, but good tactics will make up for poor gear.
Sheriff Jim Wilson explains why carrying a handgun for personal defense is important to do on a daily, all-the-time basis.
Ruger's excellent Scout rifle, paired with the new 350 Legend round, makes for a great combination.
Col. Jeff Cooper proposed four levels of alertness to describe the various stages of paying attention, but how do they relate to daily activities?